Ambassador of Iraq in Abu Dhabi Discusses with UAE Minister of State Food and Water Security and Ways of Bilateral Cooperation.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Mudhafar Mustafa Al-Jubouri, met on Monday 20/09/2021, Maryam bint Mohammed Almheiri, UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security, at the Ministry’s headquarters in Dubai.

During the meeting, they discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in Iraq-UAE food security, opportunities to support food trade, and exchange of knowledge and experiences in modern agricultural technology, to enable the transition towards sustainable food systems in support of bilateral relations and activate new partnership mechanisms in the field of investment.

 The Ambassador reviewed Iraq’s efforts to enhance its food security, with the great potential it enjoys in the agricultural sector and having vast areas of land. He stressed the importance of achieving the strategic goals of food security, especially in the field of diversifying food sources locally, with the need to confront the challenges that encountered in achieving those goals, noting that the geographical proximity between the two brotherly countries and future projects between them, help to build joint projects in various forms that will contribute to achieving food security and economic benefit sharing.

For her part, the UAE Minister of Food and Water Security welcomed the ideas presented by the ambassador regarding investment opportunities and cooperation in the field of food security between the two countries. It has been agreed to continue communication to develop ideas and mechanisms necessary to develop joint work between the two brotherly countries.